To help combat depression, Pamela Greenberg flipped through the Book of Psalms in Hebrew, taking time to translate the ones that spoke out to her on any given day. Over time, Greenberg found she had translated so many, she decided to do them all.
The Library of America is publishing the collected works and letters of celebrated poet Elizabeth Bishop — marking the first time it has done so for a woman poet. Two of Bishop’s friends discuss and read her work. Continue reading